Portugal, Angola | 2020.06.02
Bilateral Investment Treaty enters into force
A Bilateral Investment Treaty (“BIT”) between Portugal and Angola entered into force on 24 April 2020. The full text of the BIT published in the Portuguese official gazette (Diário da República) can be found here.
Portugal | 2020.05.19
COVID-19: Apoios financeiros dirigidos às micro, pequenas e médias empresas para a adaptação ao contexto da doença
Portugal | 2020.05.13
Exceptional and Temporary Framework for Insurance Contracts
By means of Decree-Law No. 20-F/2020, of 12 May 2020 (“Decree-Law”), the Council of Ministers approved an exceptional and temporary legal framework relating to the payment of insurance premiums and the effects of temporary risk reduction on insurance contracts, arising from the significant reduction in or suspension of activity, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portugal | 2020.04.08
New Exceptional and Transitory Measures for Housing and Commercial Leases Within the Context of the State of Emergency
Within the context of the State of Emergency first declared on March 18, and renewed until 17 April, the National Assembly has approved Law no. 4-C/2020, of 6 April 2020, which establishes (i) an exceptional moratorium regime for the payment of rents specific for both housing and commercial leases, (ii) financial support measures applicable to tenants and landlords and (iii) new rules on the termination of lease agreements.
Portugal | 2020.04.08
Suspension of Insolvency Filing Obligations
Following the recent exceptional and temporary measures that the Portuguese State has been implementing, Law No. 4-A/2020, dated 6 April has just suspended the deadline for the debtor to file for insolvency.
Portugal | 2020.03.20
Covid-19: Extension of the deadline for the general meetings of companies
The Portuguese Government approved, through Decree-Law no. 10-A/2020, of 13 March 2020, several exceptional and temporary measures that will have an impact in companies’ operation during the epidemiological situation caused by the new Coronavirus - COVID 19.
Portugal | 2020.01.22
Long-Term Housing Right
A new statute has been enacted under the Government Program to foster the housing market.
Portugal | 2019.10.11
Guidelines on risk factors under Prospectus Regulation
The European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) has issued guidelines on risk factors under the Prospectus Regulation.
Portugal | 2019.07.25
Non-Habitual Resident Tax Regime: Amendment to the List of High Value Added Activities
The scope of application of the tax incentive for relocation to Portugal of professionals working in high value added activities was amended by Ministerial Order No. 230/2019, of 23 July 2019.
Portugal | 2019.07.02 | Portuguese Version Only
Fixação de Jurisprudência: Em processo contraordenacional, tribunal de recurso pode pronunciar-se sobre "questões novas" trazidas pela defesa
Foi hoje Publicado no Diário da República, 1ª Série, o Acórdão do Supremo Tribunal de Justiça n.º 3/2019, para Fixação de Jurisprudência.